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Pasting image in clipboard on Mac OS

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I need to copy/paste image from Java application to/from the System
clipboard. On windows everything is just fine, but on Mac OS is not.
The problem is that when I transfer image to the clipboard it's
content type is image/x-java-image and when I try to paste it in some
Mac application (for example MS Worf for Mac OS) it doesn't work. I
think that this happens, because Word doens't understand the
image/x-java-image content type. When I copy image from Word to
clipboard it's content type is image/x-pict with representation class
My question is what is the format of the bytes under this InputStream.
There's another topic to think about. In there
are 2 definitions for image PICT as image/x-pict and TIFF as
In some mailing lists is written that Mac applications use PICT. So
the second question is is there some way to export the image to
clipboard as PICT instead of TIFF.
Jul 17 '05 #1
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